NEW YORK — Gladys Knight will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at this yr’s Super Bowl.
The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she’s proud to use her voice to “unite and symbolize our nation” in her hometown of Atlanta.
The 74-year-old and the Pips had been inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 1996. Her hits embody “Midnight Prepare to Georgia” and “That is What Buddies Are For.”
Maroon 5 will likely be joined by Huge Boi, Atlanta-based rapper from Outkast, and Travis Scott throughout the halftime efficiency.
CBS broadcasts this yr’s Super Bowl from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Feb. three.